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Magic Goggas

Hello my dears..

So today for #kidcraftfriday (I’m going to try allign hashtags to the different themes from the blog, lets see if it works out) we’re going to be making some Magic Goggas… As the weather starts getting a little cooler, outdoor activities are starting to get a bit more challanging… So I thought… Bugs are cool.. 464 more words


How to teach emotional intelligence to toddlers

Teaching toddlers emotional intelligence helps them identify emotions, accept their feelings and exercise self control.  It’s important to start teaching emotional intelligence at a young age because toddlers are experiencing strong emotions and feelings, and they don’t know what to do about them. 1,399 more words


Should a teacher teach?

One of the things that I’m involved in is teacher training. In particular, my focus is generally early childhood education, so I’ve focused more of my time and effort on teachers or care providers at that level. 548 more words


How to Honor Childhood with Intellectual Rigor

This blog first appeared on Share My Lesson.

Has anyone ever told you that young children aren’t capable of having abstract thoughts? That was the prevailing view when I studied psychology many moons ago. 1,780 more words

Stage 2: Joyful And Efficient

10 Rainy Day Family Activities

Recently, the weather in our area has been so cold that even a relatively warm, rainy day is cause for celebration and outdoor play.  Most of these kids activities require no planning or prepping aside from putting on your rain gear and laying some towels by the door.   855 more words


Kids Craft: Flower Bird Feeder

I love this a ultra-low prep kids craft.  With very few, cheap materials, you and your little one can spend more time creating and less time prepping and cleaning.   181 more words


Easter Toddler Activities

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My young toddler is at such a fun and busy age.  I am constantly scouring Pinterest, mom blogs and Google for fun kids activities, and this week has been all about Easter.   959 more words